Tuesday, August 15, 2006

The Modern Way To Scold Your Children For Not Eating Their Veggies!

In times past, we've heard our mothers say to our not eating everything on our plate:

"You should be ashamed, there are children in Africa starving and would love to have what is left on your plate!"

Last night while eating dinner I quipped about not eating the carrots and celery on my plate:

"By not eating my vegetables do you know how many hand cranked laptops I'm denying African children?"

* reference to the OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) program

Followup reading:

I Hate Children & Their Little Laptops Too!

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